The Party Forges Ahead

The Party Forges Ahead SPOKANE.-Socialists and the Spokane school board are in a row over the use <>f. the Lewis and Clark High School auditorium for the meeting to be held here October 2 for...

...We fully expect over 60,000 people to participate in (he demonstration," he said, "although possibly not more than half that number can get Into the Garden...
...Orders should be sent with remittances to the Socialist Party of America, 349 Randolph St., Chicago...
...The school board this week notified them the auditorium is not available for Thomas...
...KENTUCKY Henderson: VV...
...A record breaking crowd was present...
...NEW JERSEY Audubon: Rudolph B. Winter, sec, 600 Wyoming Ave...
...MINNESOTA "The Thomas and Maurer Club" of the University of Minnesota has joined to help union pickets on a non-union building job at "Block 20...
...There are but two political parties," is the heading of a new leaflet published by the local at Reading...
...High school students turned out in mass, including the principal and his staff...
...My first week as national organ- izer", he writes, "has been an unexpected success...
...On October 22 from 7 a.m...
...I anticipated a cold reception, but I was agreeably surprised...
...Threats of tear gas by the mayor of Iiebanon failed to stop Socialists from holding a mass meeting, which 2,000 people attended...
...to 10 p.m...
...NEW HAVEN Plans are being made for a massmeeting Wednesday afternoon, October 5th, on the Central Green, at which Mayor Hoan will be the speaker...
...A printed letter headed "The First of a Series of Circulars for the Education of the Masses in Socialistic Economy", sent out in plain envelopes to citizens of Lancaster and purported to be prepared by J. G. Eddy, managing editor of "Plain Talk", is a forgery, Eddy says...
...We understand this man Thomas is a radical and that he teaches things that are opposite to the fundamentals we are attempting to instill in our boys and girls," he asserted...
...He's a Radical...
...MICHIGAN The state convention at Grand Rapids last week unanimously passed the following resolution: "In view of the recent statements in the so-called liberal press that the movement in Michigan was divided in its allegiance to Socialism, be it hereby resolved, that this convention go on record as being solidly and unreservedly behind the national party, and its candidates for President, Norman Thomas, and Vice President, James H. Maurer...
...Non-personal registration outside of cities and villages of Ave thousand or more, dates of registration are October 13 from 7 a.m...
...MONTANA The Whiteflsh local has passed a resolution of greetings to striking farmers of the midwest, pointing out that "the capitalist system, as represented by the Republican and Democratic parties, is responsible for the condition in which we find ourselves, and therefore cannot be trusted to make the change to one for the betterment of the condition of the working and producing classes...
...NO ASSOCIATE JUDGE THIS YEAR According to advices of the Him mi of Elections of the Department of State no Associate Judge of the Court of Appeals is to be elected this year...
...to 10 p.m...
...Fair Lawn: Elsie Trapkin, see, Route 1. VERMONT Bar re: .Fred W. Suitor, sec, Scampini Bldg...
...W. R. Snow was at his best...
...Although the Governor appointed Judge Pound to fill out the uncompleted term of Chief Judge Cardozo, Judge Pound did not thereby forfeit his seat as Associate Judge, and his term was not due to expire until December 31st, of 1934...
...Local Rochester is trying something new in the way of party bulletins, a long sheet 8Hxl7 inches, printed on one side, which can be used either as a letter or as a "wall newspaper...
...ILLINOIS Divernon: J. F. Dam's, sec Kewanee: Edward Hill, sec, 337 beach St...
...Rutland: Henry A. Cheney, sec, 61 Pleasant St...
...22 Glines Ave...
...The committee asks party speakers, organizers and members not to cooperate with this group as Asbel does not represent the party and cannot speak or act for it...
...The new Socialist Party organization at Yale College has opened headquarters on Chapel street...
...Italian platforms were distributed...
...CONNECTICUT State Secretary Arnold Freese reports that the following important meetings to be held in the coming weeks: MAYOR HOAN of Milwaukee, in New Haven and Bridgeport, October 6th, 4 P. M. and 9 P. M. JAMES H. MAURER, Danbury and New Britain, late in October...
...August Claessens, in Hamden, Sunday eve., October 2nd, at School Street and Whiteney Avenue...
...HARTFORD On Tuesday, John Vaninetty of New Britain, addressed an audience of several hundred at the corner of Front and Temple streets, in Italian, and was well received...
...Party Reports Many New Locals ARIZONA Douglas: H. G. Burt, sec, 675 Eighteenth St...
...The State Executive Committee has s u s p e n d e d the Nanty-CIo Branch because it failed to comply with the committee's request to expel Nathan Asbel...
...L. Harwood, sec, Route 2. Lexington: Richard Weaver, sec, 370 Alesford Place...
...Recently, members of the party obtained a permit, paying 35 for use of the auditorium...
...The First Judicial District Convention will nominate candidates for Justice of the Supreme Court...
...Globe: I...
...In citiea and villages of Ave thousand or more inhabitants personal registration can be made on October 14, IS, and 21, from 10 a.m...
...Tuscon: William M. Davis, sec, Box 1.164...
...Because of the huge size of the Garden it will be necessary to have perfect organization among the various committeea, Kritzer says, and it is necessary to get the names of volunteers long in advance of the meeting...
...Kerlin will address the students of the State Normal School, Fairmont, also the students of the West Virginia State University at Morgantown and other colleges...
...Sayer§ Finds Great Promise In Old Florida J D. SAYERS of Queens County, N. Y., formerly of Texas, reports remarkable interest in Socialist propaganda in Florida, where he is working as national organizer...
...Henry J. Sutton Not a Socialist An -organizer for the so-called New Liberty party, Henry J. Sutton, who claims to be a member of the Socialist party in Utica, N. Y., it not a party member and is repudiated by his former local...
...to 10 p.m...
...Brouilette, sec, Box 1382...
...So great is the demand for addresses by Clay Fulks, gubernatorial candidate, that J. C. Thompson, state organizer, is substituting for Fulks in many cases on the original schedule...
...Kerlin's public appearance have been very favorable...
...The official State Convention will legalize the nominations and actions of the July 2nd, 3rd and 4th unofficial convention at Utica...
...The largest meetings were held in Danbury, Meriden, and Norwalk, Norman Thomas was the main speaker at all ten of the meetings...
...The committee carefully considered the evidence against Nathan Asbel who was charged with conduct unbecoming a Socialist in dealing with capitalist politicians and with maliciously slandering state party officers...
...How large the Socialist vote will be will depend upon a large registration...
...Jasper McLevy and Devere Allen meetings will be held in all sections of the state every day until election...
...The mere announcement of the renting of the Garden for the demonstration has evoked the greatest enthusiasm among Socialist party members and supporters, and thousands have been hegging for tickets for themselves and to distribute to others, while hundreds have been volunteering for duty at the meeting...
...We don't want a man of that kind talking in our schools...
...Arrested for carrying banners on his car announcing a Thomas mass meeting, Gordon Halstead, Socialist worker at White Plains, was booked for driving with the rear licenss plates concealed...
...Gilbertville: F. S. Mikelk, sec...
...Dean E. E. Nicholson of the -university has indicated that there will be no official interference with the rights of students to do picket duty...
...Approximately one thousand workers are required to man the meeting, and to take care of all its activities...
...Clifton Hicks, former New York advertising writer, has been selected as editor...
...MASSACHUSETTS Cambridge: John Brooks Wheelwright, sec, 8 Plynipton St...
...He found a number of old time comrades in Jacksonville, and before going into the unexplored western corner of the state he collected a considerable sum for the party and sold many subscriptions for "The New Leader" and for "America For All...
...Easthampton: Carl Walz, see...
...The results of this tour will be the organizing of a number of new locals...
...to 10 p.m...
...PENNSYLVANIA A weekly Socialist paper «w ill be published by the newly formed local in Altoona, Campaign speeches are being made over a local radio station for the Socialist ticket...
...Tear gas was not used, but Arnold Johnson, Max C. Putney and Ralph 0. Bigony were arrested at the meeting and later released...
...THE THOMAS RED SPECIAL The Red Special which raided ten towns and cities was successful beyond expectations...
...the Lewis and Clark High School auditorium for the meeting to be held here October 2 for Norman Thomas, Socialist candidate for president...
...Those who want tickets had better make application for them in a hurry, or they are 'Ikdy to be left In the cold...
...The Party Forges Ahead SPOKANE.-Socialists and the Spokane school board are in a row over the use <>f...
...Every Socialist and sympathiser should do his or her duty to ace that every Socialist voter is registered...
...Kerlin is a good public speaker and his brave stand has a l r e a dy strengthened the morale of the membership...
...Kritzer has his headquarters at 7 East 15th Street...
...The letter advocates "sexual reforms" that do not represent his views in the remotest detail, he says, End the document is plainly issued to create anti-Socialist sentiment...
...G. AUGUST KKHi.it TO TOUR G. August Gerber, candidate for Congressman at I>arge, has been delegated by the State Campaign Committee to make a short tour of counties on the west side of the Hudson River...
...McLevy, Devere Allen, Martin Plunkett, Polsky and others spoke at some of the meetings...
...Local New Haven granted a special charter for a branch composed of student-: at Yale College...
...MARYLAND Baltimore (branch): Joseph S. Brown, sec, 328 East 20'/2 St...
...Bennington: Ronald V. B. Sinclair, sec, 425 Main St...
...There is a limited number of reserved seat tickets at 26 cents each, and they are \v big fast...
...Robert T. Kerlin, a Socialist and head of the English department in Potomac State College at Keyser, spoke with Murray Baron there recently...
...October 22, from 1 p.m...
...Those unable to get in, however, will not be deprived of the benefits of the meeting, for !n addition to participating in a historic demonstration they will her.r the speeches broadcast by a public address system...
...REGISTRATION IN ALL CITIES AND VILLAGES THROUGHOUT NEW YORK STATE EXCLUSIVE OF NEW YORK CITY...
...NORMAN THOMAS, Hartford, New Haven and Bridgeport, 3 P. M., 7 P. M. and 9 P. M., October 30th...
...The reactions to Dr...
...In New York State The official conventions of the Socialist Party for the state and First Judicial District will be held Saturday afternoon, at 7 East 16th Street...
...Picture of America" at New Low Price In order to encourage the sale of "A Picture of America," Charles Cross's tabloid explanation of history from the Socialist standpoint, national headquarters has arranged with the League for Industrial Democracy to retail this book at $1.00, postpaid, instead of |1.50 as previously charged...
...The only hope of the producers is to help build and support, to a successful conclusion, a party of the class which produces the necessaries to feed, clothe and house the nation...
...Several of the pickets are co-eds...
...Members of the party in charge of arrangements said that they are not disposed to accept the edict of the school board and may take court action, L i t e r a t u r e advertising the Thomas meeting has been sent out since the permit was issued...
...Registration date* for voting in the coming Election are aa follows...
...If the streets surrounding the Garden are black with people, as now seems probable will be the case, that fact will have its great moral influence in determining thousands of voters on the verge of voting Socialist to throw in their lot with their own party...
...A banner will soon be raised...
...NEW CHARTERS New charters were granted for Socialist Party locals at Fairfield and Stratford, new locals are in the process of organization in New Milford, Southington, Thomaston, and Middletown...
...MICHIGAN Pellston: John Gchman, sec...
...He will promote party organization and the state campaign in Sullivan, Ulster, Delaware, Otsego, Schoharie, Greene and Albany counties...
...Alex Turnbull, president of the school board, said it is desired to cancel the permit because board members feel Thomas preaches a doctrine contrary to Americanism taught in the public schools...
...Four open-air meetings are planned for this week...
...At present there is no party branch in Nanty-Glo...
...ARKANSAS Although arrangements are not yet complete negotiations are under way to establish an official weekly organ of the Socialist Party of Arkansas with union support...
...Kritzer Calls for 1,000 Workers for Garden Rally PREPARATIONS to make the Madison Square Garden meetings of November 3rd, the final campaign rally of 1932, the greatest political demonstration in the history of the continent are being rapidly pushed...
...WEST VIRGINIA Dr...
...Harry Kritzer, who has charge of arrangements, has been busy during the past week organizing committees and laying out the work in general outline...
...The Socialist party is the second party...
...IDAHO CLARKS FORK.A Socialist rally was the largest gathering ever seen at a political meeting here...
...The Republican and Democratic parties are one party," the leaflet says...
...Baltimore (branch): Samuel Misler, sec, 1609 Payson St...
...MUford: William Harris, sec...

Vol. 14 • October 1932 • No. 14


 
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